libscanout(1) Reads a DHF file and writes a file of top-scoring Classes, Folds and Superfamilies.


libscanout -dhfinfile infile -outfile outfile
libscanout -help



is a command line program from EMBOSS ("the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite"). It is part of the "Protein:3D Structure" command group(s).


Input section

-dhfinfile infile

This option specifies the location of the DHF file (domain hits file) (input). A 'domain hits file' contains database hits (sequences) with domain classification information, in FASTA or EMBL formats. The hits are relatives to a SCOP or CATH family and are found from a search of a sequence database. Files containing hits retrieved by PSIBLAST are generated by using SEQSEARCH.

Required section

Output section

-outfile outfile

This option specifies the location of the summary file (output). The summary file contains lists of domain Classes, Superfamilies and Families rank-ordered on the basis of score (highest-scoring first).


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